John Corlett

Sen. Charles Schumer and John Corlett of AAA New York State on Long Island Expressway overpass in Old Westbury, one of the overpasses deemed "functionally obsolete" (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Sen. Schumer Warns Drivers Of Possible ‘Highway Shutdown’

Sen. Charles Schumer is warning drivers that federal money to repair and rebuild highways, bridges and overpasses is about to run out.

07/21/2014

Press conference on extra vehicle operating costs, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Report: Drivers Waste Thousands Each Year Due To Poor Road Conditions, Traffic

The TRIP report said fuel is needlessly wasted when drivers sit in traffic. Experts said not enough has been invested into roadways.

02/26/2014

A New York City Fire Department (FDNY) engine is seen outside a firehouse - Brooklyn, NY - Nov 19, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

FDNY ‘Crash Tax’ Proposal Debated At Public Hearing

As of now, there is no timetable for the tax, which would impose up to a $500 charge for accidents requiring an emergency response from the FDNY.

01/14/2011